IISc Bangalore was set up in the year 1909 in Bangalore, Karnataka. Recently, IISC Bangalore has been ranked at 186th position in the QS World University Rankings 2022. Also, the institute has secured the 1st position in the NIRF University Rankings 2021 and the 2nd position in the NIRF Overall Rankings 2021. The institute is quite popular for offering its science and research-based program at UG, PG, and Research levels. One of the most opted programs at IISc Bangalore is B.Sc (Research) which is offered in the duration of 4 years and on the basis of the JEE Advanced or NEET-UG entrance scores.

Currently, the institute has 6 academic divisions and 45 academic departments. Apart from that, the college has around 13 departments under the director and 6 autonomous societies/centers. IISc Bangalore has an active placement cell that annually conducts recruitment drives for eligible meritorious students. During the 2022 summer internship placement drive at IISc Bangalore campus, the highest stipend offered was INR 1.15 Lakhs per month. In the 2020 final placement drive, 25% of students got placed with a salary package between INR 20 LPA to INR 30 LPA. Some of the top recruiters of the college include Oracle, Toshiba, HSBC, Cisco, Dell.  
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IISc Bangalore Ranking

  • Ranked 186 in the QS World University Rankings 2022.
  • Ranked 6 in the ARIIA rankings 2021.
  • Ranked 185 in the QS World University Rankings 2021.
  • Ranked 56 in the QS Asia University Rankings 2021.
  • Ranked among the rank band of 301-350 in THE World University Rankings 2022.
  • Ranked among the rank band of 301-350 in THE World University Rankings 2021.
  • Ranked 37 in THE Asia University Rankings 2021.
  • Ranked 1 in NIRF University Rankings 2021.
  • Ranked 2 in NIRF Overall Rankings 2021.

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IISc Bangalore Courses

IISc offers full-time on-campus courses at UG, PG, and research level in engineering and management streams. The details of the courses along with their specializations are tabulated below:

Courses Details IISc Bangalore Fees
B.Sc

Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 12th or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and minimum 60% aggregate from a recognized Board/University
Selection Criteria: Candidates must qualify for any national level entrance test like KVPY, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, NEET-UG or equivalent

INR 75,800
M.Tech

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must have passed B.E/B. Tech or equivalent engineering stream with at least second class from a recognized Board/University
Selection Criteria: Merit in GATE entrance exam followed by an Aptitude test and interview

INR 43,400
M.Des

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must have passed bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology stream or equivalent with at least second class from a recognized Board/University
Selection Criteria: Merit in GATE or CEED entrance exam followed by a Design Aptitude test and interview

INR 43,400
M.Mgt

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must have passed B.E/B. Tech or equivalent engineering stream with first class from a recognized Board/University
Selection Criteria: Merit in GATE/CAT/GMAT entrance exam followed by Group Discussion and interview

INR 3.18 Lacs
Integrated PhD (MSc + PhD)

Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Must have passed Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream with first class from a recognized Board/University
Selection Criteria: Merit in IIT- JAM and JEST entrance exam followed by an interview

INR 83,800
Integrated M.Tech and Ph.D

Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Must have passed Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream with at least second class from a recognized Board/University
Selection Criteria: Merit in qualifying exam and interview

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IISc Bangalore Admission

Candidates seeking admission to UG, PG, and research courses at IISc, Bangalore must follow eligibility norms prescribed by the institution.

  • Online mode of applications is accepted
  • Candidates are allotted seat based on merit in qualifying entrance examination
  • Application forms are available on the official website
  • Click here to fill online application for 2022-23 UG courses
  • Click here for online application for PG admissions

Documents Required:

  • Marksheet and passing certificate of class 10
  • Marksheet and passing certificate of class 12
  • Qualifying examination degree
  • Qualifying exam admit card and score card
  • Recent passport sized colour photographs
  • Offer Letter
  • Domicile certificate
  • Category certificate 

How to Apply?

  • Candidate need to visit the official website of IISc, Bangalore
  • From the homepage, click on the tab for ‘Admissions’
  • From the new open page, select ‘Apply Online’ link
  • There will be two tabs, one for UG and second for PG admissions, select the desired link
  • Register as a new user
  • Enter valid details related to academics and personal data in the application form
  • Pay the fees via online mode
  • Finally submit the application form before due date

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IISc Bangalore Cutoff 2022 (Expected)

IISc Bangalore Cutoff for the BSc program varies from exam to exam. The table below gives a summary of cutoff rank for JEE Main, JEE Advanced, and NEET UG examinations released in the year 2020.

Category IISc Bangalore Cutoff rank
Gen Below 6001
EWS 60001-10,000
SC-PWD 40001-42000
SC 20001-40000

IISc Bangalore Placements

IISc Bangalore has an active placement cell known as OCCaP or the Office of Career Counselling and Placement that conducts recruitment drives annually for final year students. There are opportunities made available for placements as well as internship programs. The 2021 placement drive has commenced from October 2020. Recruiters like Amazon, Airtel, Dell Technologies, KPMG, Bajaj Finserv, Cisco, Intel, Qualcomm, Oracle, Flipkart, Mahindra, Siemens and many more visited the campus. 

The highlights of IISc Bangalore Placements 2020 are mentioned below:

  • The highest salary for the Engineering students stood at INR 40 LPA.
  • Engineering students received an average salary of INR 10 LPA.
  • 31% of the batch received salary packages between INR 20 LPA to INR 30 LPA.
  • 19% students received salary packages between INR 15 LPA to INR 20 LPA.
  • 18% of the students received salary packages between INR 30 LPA to INR 40 LPA.
  • 15% os the students received salary packages between INR 10 LPA to INR 15 LPA.
  • 11% of the students received less than INR 10 LPA.
  • 5% of the batch received INR 40 LPA & more.

IISc Bangalore Summer Internship Placements

IISc offers internship of 3 month to its students. Every year, the internship process generally starts in March. The institute successfully completed 2022 & 2021 summer internship placement drive. The highest stipend offered to the 2021-22 batch was INR 1.15 Lakhs per month. The 2020-21 batch received an averge stipend of INR 57 K per month. 

IISc Bangalore Facilities

IISc Bangalore in itself is a self-contained campus that provides almost all required facilities in the premises itself. The list of facilities available is detailed below:

  • Travel agencies: The college campus includes two tour and travels companies that provides domestic and international travel services
  • Hostel: The campus has hostels with mess and other required facilities for outstation students and staff. There are boys, girls and guest rooms with total capacity of 3000 students
  • Gymkhana: The campus has facilities for health and wellness including swimming pool, gymnasium, kung fu classes, badminton court etc.
  • Health Center: IISc has a well-equipped health center that undertakes outpatient and inpatient services along with facilities of clinical lab, dental unit, operation theaters etc.
  • Provision and General Stores: There are 2 provision stores that supplies daily essentials to students and staff
  • Other facilities include tailoring shop, photocopy and DTP center, banks, eateries, amenities hall, auditoriums etc.

IISc Bangalore FAQs

Ques. Can I take admissions to M.Tech at IISC Bangalore without applying for GATE exam?

Ans. As of now, there are no non-GATE admissions available for M. Tech, M. Des or M. Mgt courses at IISc. After qualifying GATE, one needs to qualify the successive interview and aptitude round as well for final seat allotment.

Ques. Does IISc Bangalore offer 100% placement assistance to students?

Ans. Yes, at IISc Bangalore, there is an active placement cell OCCaP that annually conducts placement and internship drives for eligible students of final year. The college does offers 100% placement assistance by organising pre placement talks, training and other placement related talks, but selection completely depends on one’s academic and interview performance.

Ques. When will the application forms be available for admission into IISc Bangalore?

Ans. Eligible students need to apply via online mode for seeking admissions to UG and PG degree courses. Online applications are made available on the official website of IISc from 1st of February every year till around mid of March. As of now, there is no provision for offline applications.

Ques. How to reach out IISc Bagalore for admissions and other related queries?

Ans. IISc Bangalore is accessible by rail, air or road easily as it is at 7kms distance from the railway station and 35 kms from the airport. Also, the official website contains all necessary information related to academics and admissions. One can contact the college at 22932210/ 22932977 or mail at admission.acad@iisc.ac.in. Also there is availability of 24*7 helpline 9845103264 for resolving queries.

Ques. Does IISC Bangalore provide hostel accommodation to outstation students?

Ans. Yes, there is hostel facility available on campus for outstation students and staff. There is availability of all basic facilities at the hostel including mess and security. Total capacity is 3000 including boys and girls hostel. There are separate rooms available for visiting parents as well.

Ques. Is IISc better than IIT? 

Ans. No, both the institutes are tier 1 institutions which can not be compared. IITs are known for their engineering based education while IISC Bangalore offers science/research and engineering based education at the UG, PG and Research level. 

Ques. What are the fees of IISc Bangalore? 

Ans. The basic fee structure of the IISc Bangalore is mentioned below for the programmes offered by the institute.
Programmes Fees
B.Sc INR 30,200 (1st year fees)
M.Tech/M.Des INR 29,200 (1st year fees)
M.Mgt INR 1.67 Lakhs (1st year fees)
M.Sc + PhD INR 29,200 (1st year fees)
M.Tech + PhD INR 35,200 (1st year fees)

Ques. Does ISRO recruit from IISc Bangalore? 

Ans. Yes, ISRO participates in the campus recruitment process of IISc Bangalore to recruit the students. ISRO conducts a written test and interview for the selection of the students in the campus placements. 

Ques. Is it difficult to get into IISc Bangalore? 

Ans. Being the Tier 1 College of India, IISc Bangalore admits the best eligible and deserving candidates only through various national level entrance examinations such as JEE Advanced/NEET-UG, GATE, CAT/GMAT, IIT JAM/JEST etc, and many more. 

Ques. Is it worth studying in IISc Bangalore? 

Ans. IISC Bangalore is considered as the best Indian Institute for the education in the fields of Research, Science and Engineering. Also, the institute has been recognized by several prestigious global ranking organizations and provides excellent placement opportunities.